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04-12-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By drnickm

RE: diamond dust

I inherited a DD from a deceased buddy. I need to know the CG.


Nick M
02-19-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By drnickm

RE: Think I can do it? Magnum with retracts

better off making a take off dolly. Thats what I use for my magnum . No extra weight and a clean take off.

Drnick
02-05-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By drnickm

RE: Found good speed measurement software

before i thow this laptop through the window. How do get the program to read the wav. I got as far as hearing the wav which came with the program but can't figure how to actually do anything with...
11-01-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

Starski

I use expo also, it tames it a bit. I much prefer the dolly take off. it allow a good build up of speed and eliminates a lot of problems. We have a 400 foot runway but I use about 200...
10-30-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

Starski


I don't even know how much Elevator I have. Seems to be enough though, I usually like it a little on the sensitive side so I don't have to push the stick too hard. Probably a bit...
10-29-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

My Cg is with empty take also. I have no problem with landing. Where I am there is about a 400 ft window between tree lines so sshuting the engine off at the right time is critical if you want to...
10-29-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

strykaas

My cg is 4 3/8 past the the wing root. Since a bad toss can lead to a diseaster I made a dolly which makes takeoffs easier. I am running a jett 50 with standard muffler. Someday I...
10-28-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

Bob

Im running a 8.75 X 8.50 pylon prop. I alternate between that an am 8.25 or 8.75 depending on the temperature. I don't know if I see a difference however.

Nick
10-28-2005, 06:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

Here is a video my Magnum. The flight patterm is a little over a third of a mile per lap, I estimate the speed at 130 to 150. Thanks to Cobratraxxas for handling the logistic of getting the video...
10-25-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,506
Posted By drnickm

RE: VIDEO OF MY NEW MAGNUM

Cobra

Great video and I love the flying site. I fly mine in an area surrounded by trees so a small error can be a disaster. So far I have about 20 flights with no incidents and a grass area to...
10-02-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum R with flaperons : any good ?

Here goes

The first photo is the top. the key to the whole thing is a pin sticking up from the dolly which fits into a tube I put in the plane. This keeps it from pulling out too soon.. I also...
10-01-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum R with flaperons : any good ?

Nope, that did not work. I need someone to tell me how to insert a photo or video for that matter.

Nick
10-01-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum R with flaperons : any good ?

Evan

I'm not sure how to put a photo on this site but here goes.
09-29-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum R with flaperons : any good ?

I got tired of having someone hand launch my magnum so I made a launching dolly. It works quite well and is has its own servo for steering . Hard to land on however.

Nick
08-07-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,227
Posted By drnickm

RE: Weston Magnum Question

I have about 15 flights on my Magnum with a Jett 50 turning a 8.5X8.5 pylon prop. Estimated speed about 150 based on lap time around the field. The plane sure turns heads, and quickly at that. ...
06-23-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,864
Posted By drnickm

RE: speed for regular guys

Bob

I figure you are right with needle adjustment. Just trying to squeeze too much out IO guess. No bubbles noted but i have one of those bladder tanks if I need it. Just to be sure of no...
06-21-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,864
Posted By drnickm

RE: speed for regular guys

I fly out of Bellport NY at the LIARS field, I am the current Pres. Full throttle with a friend launching " highly suggested to have someone else throw it. First split second is critical. Mine...
06-19-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,864
Posted By drnickm

RE: speed for regular guys

I flew the magnum with the Jett 50. My goodness its fast. A little bit of trim problem at first but once that was worked out it was like flying a lawn dart. It turned quite a few heads and they had...
06-18-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,864
Posted By drnickm

RE: speed for regular guys

if all goes well I will try my Magnun on Sunday Fathers day. Sport Jett 50. I hate hand launch planes. Split second to decide it it flys or not.


Nick
03-10-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum

i just finished a Magnum. power is a sport jett 50. Too much snow and wind to try it yet. Any problem with hand launch. I had some interesting experiences with a D Dust on take off.

Nick
03-10-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By drnickm

RE: Magnum

i just finished a Magnum. power is a sport jett 50. Too much snow and wind to try it yet. Any problem with hand launch. I had some interesting experiences with a D Dust on take off.

Nick
03-10-2005, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By drnickm

dead lipoly

I forgot to unplug a 3 cell lipo battery pack. It will no longer accept a charge. ANy way of reviving it or give it the heave Ho.
12-19-2004, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By drnickm

RE: Shockflyer ?

All pushrods were there. I got mine from Hobby Lobby and getting it set up with the hardware they suggested. I did upgrade the speed control because I plan to use it in another plane at a later...
11-07-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By drnickm

speed calculation

I guess I should have paid more attention in school back than. I have DD with jett 50 turning a 8.75 X 8.75. Timed a course of approx 1 mile in 22 seconds. My best calculation is about 140mph ...
11-07-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By drnickm

RE: WTH is wrong with great planes? Am I to fussy?!

I have had good luck with GP Kits. Most ARF's need a little help. My 60 U can do took about 10 minutes to tighten up. Thats about usual.

Nick\
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